Robert Mayombwe, a voter from Kiwenda in Wakiso district says that for the presidential and constituency debates to be understood, the people need to know what the politicians are promising to deliver when elected in 2021.
According to the Electoral Commission, the Presidential Elections Act (Amendment 2020) clearly prohibits candidates from donate to voters during campaign time. The amendment arose from the Supreme Court's command to ensure that even the incumbent president does not make donations during campaign time under the guise of conducting presidential activities.
Clement Watyekele, the Namaitsu parish NRM Chairperson in Bududa Sub County, says that he gathered 30 NRM village chairpersons to collect their bicycles only to realize that district officials want money.
He said they requested 20000 something that he did not agree with but when they refused to pay the money, officials chased them away saying only that money are the ones to get motorcycles.
According to Dr Joel Mirembe the head of NUP's professional’s wing, the idea of creating the unit came after only the two days of presidential nominations in Kyambogo and manifesto launch in Mbarara in which more than 20 party leaders and supporters were badly injured by security agencies.